Have you ever wondered what the difference is between safety footwear that costs less than $100 and those that cost more than $300? While elements like quality of leather, name brand and where it was made factor into the final cost, the largest differentiator is the quality and type of construction.
NIOSH's "Prevent Heat-Related Illness" poster states "Wearing PPE increases your risk for heat-related illnesses". Incorporating climate control into your employees' PPE could be the best way of preventing heat-related illness.
The world’s top athletes wear high-performance fabrics to optimize their competitiveness and have better concentration on the task in front of them. Can high performance FR fabrics help your employees be safer, more focused and achieve a better safety culture?
Industrial process environments where workers must wear PPE gloves are becoming increasingly controlled. While protecting the wearer from chemical exposure, gloves for cleanrooms must not introduce any contaminants into the space.
Gas analyzers, sensors and detectors are safety devices used in the commercial, medical, industrial and several other industries. These devices continuously analyze and monitor the concentration of gases in different end use industries, provide life safety and help avoid fire break outs.
A Buffalo startup company, Heads Up, has created a device that fits on a worker’s safety glasses and monitors for safety threats, like noise, and notifies the wearer – and a safety manager at a central location – if such threats are present.
Industrial plants are known for being loud, acoustically-harsh environments. The combination of high ceilings, reflective surfaces and the din from heavy machinery creates an optimal environment for reverberation and noise.
“Wow, this harness is really comfortable, those are the words you want to hear when field testing a harness, and this is exactly what we heard” said Jeff Shipley Director of Marketing for FallTech. As an innovator in Fall Protection Equipment for workers at heights, FallTech has launched their new Advanced ComforTech Gel line of harnesses.
Some key factors that go into choosing earplugs for workers are: determining the length and intensity of noise exposure they’ll be needed for, training workers in how to use them properly and making sure they fit the individuals who will be using them.